Editorial

Lorcaserin approved
June 29, 2012

Well, it is the first anti-obesity drug approved by the FDA in 13 years (last one was Roche’s Orlistat, marketed as Xenical…

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GalChimiApplus
December 1, 2011

During the last CPhI in Frankfurt we officially presented our joint venture with Applus+ LGAI, christening it GalChimiApplus. This collaboration will…

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Number crunching
October 1, 2011

The review selected for this issue is in fact what the J. Med. Chem. calls a ‘Perspective’ paper. To summarize, it…

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Challenging Chemistry
October 1, 2011

Are medicinal chemists simple-minded? Have they forgotten how to synthesize molecules? Have they become lazy? If you think the answers to…

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Apologies and changes
September 1, 2011

Well, it has been a long, long time. Issue 18 of the newsletter was published on April 1st, so you readers…

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The End of the World
September 1, 2011

IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT Probably most of you are not familiar with this song by…

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Glasnost
November 1, 2010

Last Year Figures If you have lived through the 80s you will probably remember this word. Another year is behind us…

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Green
September 1, 2010

Green Chemistry Are you familiar with the twelve points of Green Chemistry? No? Well, maybe it is because you are a…

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Chiral Drugs
July 1, 2010

In the last years there has been an increasing number of chiral New Chemical Entities (NCEs) entering the pipeline of the…

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Flow Chemistry is the Last Trend
April 1, 2010

When you spend some time working in the field of Organic Synthesis you understand that Chemistry, as many other things, it…

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